Definition of Religious mystic
1. Noun. Someone who believes in the existence of realities beyond human comprehension.
Specialized synonyms: Buddha, Gautama, Gautama Buddha, Gautama Siddhartha, Siddhartha, Chuang-tzu, Behmen, Boehm, Boehme, Bohme, Jakob Behmen, Jakob Boehm, Jakob Boehme, Jakob Bohme, Eckhart, Johannes Eckhart, Meister Eckhart
Generic synonyms: Believer, Worshiper, Worshipper
Specialized synonyms: Quietist
Derivative terms: Mystic, Mystical, Mystical, Mystical
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Literary usage of Religious mystic
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1. Christian Theology and Social Progress: The Bampton Lectures for 1905 by Frederick William Bussell (1907)
"... personal : another hind boasts of nothingness : ' hedonism' of the religious mystic : pessimism of other surrenders to the indefinable and unconscious. ..."
2. Paul the Mystic: A Study in Apostolic Experience by James Mann Campbell (1908)
"As a religious mystic Paul cultivated a sense of contact with the unseen and the eternal.— The spiritual world was to him the background of this earthly ..."
3. Michel de Montaigne by Edward Dowden (1905)
"Montaigne was no religious mystic. He embraced, he says, of philosophical ... But a religious mystic could hardly shadow forth in words a peace more pure or ..."
4. Historical Papers Upon Men and Events of Rare Interest in the Napoleonic Epoch by Joseph Hepburn Parsons (1914)
"One, the Emperor Alexander I. of Russia, utterly blase, religious mystic, mightiest of earthly potentates, and, th^ other, the celebrated Madame de ..."
5. The Religious Consciousness: A Psychological Study by James Bissett Pratt (1920)
"The religious mystic of the more intense type carries to an extreme two characteristics which have often been noticed and pointed out not only in the mystic ..."
6. The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature by William James (1902)
"... This has the genuine 'religious mystic ring! I just now quoted JA Symonds.' He also records a mystical experience with chloroform, as Y^Hows : — because ..."
7. The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature by William James (1902)
"... This has the genuine religious mystic ring! I just now quoted JA Symonds. He also records a mystical expe- we remain in, our destination (being already ..."